DUI driver arrested after colliding with SPD vehicle in Phinney Ridge

In the early hours of Sunday morning a hit and run driver collided with an SPD officer’s vehicle on patrol on 3rd Ave NW in Phinney Ridge. Both the suspect and the officer were not injured during the incident. Read more from the SPD blotter here:

At approximately 3:12 a.m. a uniformed patrol officer in a fully-marked Seattle Police car was driving northbound in the 6700 block of 3rd Avenue NW when the suspect driver suddenly cut across 3rd Avenue NW traveling westbound and collided with the police car. The female suspect/driver then fled the scene.

The suspect was located soon afterward at 15th Avenue NW and NW Market Street and taken into custody.

The suspect was processed for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

Neither the officer nor the suspect were injured in the incident.

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